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weekend, the united states faces military and diplomatic challenges. we will discuss stalled talks with iran and continuing tensions with pakistan, and the war in afghanistan. with one of the g.o.p.'s leading voices on foreign policy, senate john mccain. then, catholic institutions take the obama administration to court. over its insurance mandate on contraception. is it an issue of religious freedom? or women's health? we will ask a top church official pushing the legal challenge, cardinal wuerl archbishop of washington. plus, are president obama attacks on governor romney's business record working? and our power player of the week, a remarkable story of devotion to country and sacrifice you will not want to miss. all right now. on fox news sunday. and hello again on this memorial day weekend. from fox news in washington. as we remember those who is given their lives defending our country, we continue to face foreign policy challenges. here to tackle all of that is senator john mccain. welcome back to fox news sunday. >>guest: thank you for having me on especially memorial day. >>
guangcheng who the government now says can apply for a travel permit to go to the united states to study. before secretary of state, hillary clinton worked out this deal with the beijing government, mitt romney weighed in. here is what he said about the chen case. >> this is a dark day for freedom. and a day of shame for the obama administration. did governor romney overreact in the middle of the diplomatic crisis? >>guest: no, i don't think so. this crisis is a reminder of what we are dealing with in china. we hope there are reformers in the government pushing for a more open system but we know we are dealing with people that are paranoid and control freaks. and totalitarian system. they control everything from the words you can search on the internet to who visits this gentleman when he was in jail, i'm sorry, in the hospital. these are things that we are dealing with. second, there is a propensity thing has of unwillingness to force any assert america's values. tragically we saw that in 2009 during the green revolution in iran and we see that here now, in china, where somehow this adm
of the united states refused to speak up on behalf of the demonstrators in the streets in tehran, and it has gone from one episode to another. we have over a year and now talking about possibly vetting some people. look, nearly 10,000 people have died this is a brutal regime of incredible proportions, and, by the way, if as sad fails in it would be the greatest blow to iran in the last 25 years because it would cut off the hezbollah, syria's most important client state, et cetera. but, look, horrible things are happening in syria and this administration has a feckless foreign policy which abandons american leadership. i know because i visit with these people, they are ready to help these people. they are already helping them some but it cries out for american leadership, and american leadership is not there. >>chris: there is a story on the front page of "new york times" that president obama is considering trying to get assad out diplomatically with the help of the russians. how likely is that? >>guest: again, he are here a year later, 10,000 killed and the main supplier of arms to assad, we
of the chinese dissident chen who the government there can travel for a travel permit to go to the united states to study. before secretary of state hillary clinton worked tout and this is what romney had to say and he had been turned over to the chinese without protection. >> it is a dave shame for the obama administration. >> question: did governor over react in the middle of the diplomatic chrisis? >> i don't think so. it is what we are dealing with in china. we know we are dealing with people who are parinoid and control freaks and a totalitarian system. they control the wors on the internet and who visits him in jail or i am sorry, in the hospital. these are the things we are deal. and second there is a propensity that the administration seems to have to have an unwillingness to enforce american values. we saw that in 2009 in the green revolution in iran and we see it in china that the administration looked reluctant to enforce the defensive of the united states of human rights and respect for huhan rights and that is troubling. i am not sure why the administration has a propensity to feel
to the united states to study. before, secretary of state clinton worked out this apparent deal with the beijing government mitt romney weighed in and here is what he had to say about the cheng case and what at that point seemed to be the fact that he had been turned over to the chinese without any protections. >> this is a dark day for freedom and it is a day of seam for the obama administration. >> question, did governor romney overrehe act in the middle of a diplomatic crisis? >> i don't think so. first of all, i think it crisis is a reminder of what we are dealing with in china and we hope there are reformers in that government pushing for a more open system. what we though we are dealing with now are people that are paranoid and control freaks in a totaltarrian system. they control everything from the words you have search for on the internet and who gets to visit this gentleman when was in the hospital. secondly there is the prospencity that the administration seems to have of an unwillingness to forcefully assert america's values. we saw that tragically in 2009 in the green revolution in
the united states was foiled. are leaks of the covert operation hurting national security? are airport screeners doing enough to protect passengers? we will ask senator feinstein, chairman of the select committee on intelligence. then, the 2012 campaign is in full swing. well talk milks with republican senator john thune who some believe is a top conned materials in the vice presidential sweepstakes. >> president changes his mind on gay marriage and now it is a campaign issue and we ask the panel how it plays out. all right now, on fox news sunday. hello, happy mother's day from fox news in washington. this week the united states did a joint convert operation with saudi saudi arabia and blocked a terrorist attack. and now to discuss a couple of important domestic issues is the chairman of the select committee on intelligence, senator feinstein. senator, welcome behalf to fox news. let's start with the latest information from yemen where al qaeda is basically headquartered. there is word of two drone strikes that took out two. what is your sense over what the situation is with al qaeda
history. it began back in 2009 when we refused -- when the president of the united states refused to speak up on behalf of the demonstrators in the treats of tehran and gone from one episode to another. here over a year and now talking about possibly vetting some people. look, nearly 10,000 people have died. this is a brutal regime of incredible proportions and by the way, if bashar asaad failed it it would be the greatest flow to iran in the last 25 years because it would cut off hezbollah. et cetera. horrible things are happening in syria. this administration has a federal government feckless foreign policy which abandons foreign policy. i know because i visited with these people that they are willing to help these people and they are already helping them some. it cries out for american leadership. american leadership is not there. >> chris: let me follow up. there is a story on the front page of the new york times that president obama is considering trying to get assad out diplomatically with the help of the russians. how likely do you think that is? >> again, here we are a year later,
and on jobs and what they see in the united states senate today led by democrats is something that you mentioned earlier and that is the fact that we budget inssed a put in three three years. it has become dysfunctional and more recently a place where the presidential campaign has sort of been litigated. they moved the presidential campaign to the floor of the united states senate. we continue to have votes nothing about political messaging. talking about the buffett tax rule and the interest rate on student loans which needs to be addressed but they want to do it in a way that republicans can't support. the reason it is not functioning today is because it has been converted into something that is about political gimmicks rather than about involving problems. the people run aring across the country are talking about spending, they are talking about debt and jobs and talking about the economy which are all things on the hearts and minds of the american people and we need people to come to washington who are are serious about addressing those challenges. many of us in the united states
in american history. it began in 2009, when the president of the united states refused to speak up on behalf of the demonstrators in the streets of tehran and gone from one episode to another. we are over a yearr and talk about possibly vetting some people . nearly 10,000 people have died. this is a brutal regime of incredible porportion. by the way, if bashar assad fails it is the greatest blow to iran because it cuts off holy et cetera. horrible things are happening in syria. this administration abandons foreign leadership. these people are ready to help these people and they are helping them some. but cries out for american leadership. and american leadership is not there. >> let me follow up there. is a story on the front page of the new york times that president obama is considering trying to get assad out with the help of the russians. how likely do you think that is? >> here we are a year later and 10,000 killed and main supplier of arms, we are going to convince them our hopes rest on convincing them to ease out assad and comparing it to yemen which there is no comparison. this is a
of the united states senate. there are votes about nothing but political messages and the buffet rule and the interest rate on student loans and we all gree needs to be addressed and they want to do it in a way that the republicans can't support. and the floor of the united states senate and the reason it is not functioning today it is about political gimmicks rather than solving problems and people who are run nothing the country including mr. murdoch are talking about spending and jobs and economy which are all things that are on the hearts and minds of the american people. we need people who come to washington that are serious about the challenges. they would welcome voting on a budget and does something about tax reform and deals with fundmental challenges that frankly that is not happening today. i hope we get a enfusion in nov that helps us to set an agenda and take us in a different direction and work with a republican president who is intend on solve fixing problemms rather thann running for election and using campaign gimmicks. >> this is what reid said about the prospect of
. president, we need a proposal taken up by this united states senate that is driven by good economics. unstead what we are getting is one that is driven by campaign rhetoric. >> who better to rundown these best choices than the former vice presidential candidate businessman extraordinaire someone who you would call a friend herman cain. welcome. >> thank you. (applause) >> what does mitt romney need in a vice president? what should be the attributes he is looking for? >> them one, someone that compliments his views. number two, someone who can also provide a sharpened message to the american people. thirdly, someone who has the depth of knowledge or the experience that will help him be president of the united states of america. it is a big job as you know it. if it were me i would look for someone who compliment those fields that i naturally bring to the job. >> if it were you which one would you choose? >> of those three, i would choose lieutenant wes out of florida. >> he wasn't one of the three? >> if it were me. >> you started in a fog immediately. >> he was one of the guys who ge
yesterday is the united states likely to get more involved in syria? >> it is not clear from simply having this meeting although obviously it is unusual to have it on a sunday. the british and french wanted to try a stronger press statement. the russians and chinese objected and that is why the discussion went on for as long as it did. this statement certainly condemns the shelling by the syrian government but doesn't condemn the execution style killing of dozens of those casualties that you referred to because the syrian government accuses of opposition of having done that. the russians carrying water for the syrian government basically made sure the statement was ambiguous on that point. it is not at all clear whether the council is going to do more than condemn the violence as it has done many times before. >> senator john mccain of arizona with strong criticism today for the obama administration not doing more say even a year ago. what more could have been done? is it too late at this point? >> i think certainly by relying on the u.n. and relying on the mediation efforts of former u.n.
with the united states election if the debt crisis in europe is worse and countries like greece, drop out of the euro zone? >> the influence of a president at a g-8 meetings depends largely upon the relationship he has built with the leaders before the meeting. everyone is cshoked before the meeting. the sherpas spend months working on the deck collarration, and i can see there is a paragraph, paragraph 6, of fiscal responsibility, and paragraph seven about growth, and everyone won. and merkel said, well, we talk about both reds and we will pay attention to austerity and growth, so everyone got what they wanted. the president said i put emphasize on growth, and the chancellor of germany can say i hell the line on fiscal austerity. now, you are right, what happens after this has huge ramifications and that is outside the control of the leaders. what happens if greece thumbs its nose at the european agreement as we have a sense parliamentary leader of the party most likely to win the elections, upstart socialist party has said, we will tell europe to take a hike. they will have to give us t
but the united states for the first time in our history now has a president who publicly and enthusiastically embraces gay marriage. you could call him as news week does our first gay president. after a week in which north carolina joined the 38 other states which resoundedly rejected the idea and as you know the presumptive nominee restated his if i recafirm oppo gay marriage the raw political question now is which candidate is strengthened by the issue. we ask pollster scott who joins us live. >> welcome. >> a week ago the race said obama and romney 42 three-days after the same-sex marriage they has it today romney 48 obama 44 a huge lift. is that all about gay marriage? >> what we saw is the beginning of mitt romney following the jobs report. the economy is still a driving issue. let me tell you about the impact this has the president's comments has. huge substance but in terms of ho politics. only 6 percent of americans said social issues like this were the most important in this election. right now 7 percent hold that view. it is an important debate it is presidential poling numbers. >>
a flood of cheap end steel came into the united states principally from china it and a number of other steel companies went under. over two years after he left bain capital. so but it is a clever part. if you don't have a vision to run on or a forward looking agenda go the hell after the other guy's record. i think over time this will be okay for romney. as long as he engages in it. and they went straight back at him and said here are the details about gst technologies and let's give you another example which is we invested in another steel company that went from a couple hundred employees to 6,000 employees and is a going concern today. >> chris: if the economy is going be the big issue and you know that romney is going to go after obama on the problems over the last three or four years you do have to go after him on his record as governor and as the head of bain capital, yes? >> we saw the two strategies of the campaigns in stark relief of this, chris. the obama campaign wants to make it a choice between two people. part of that is pointing out the weaknesses of his opponent. the rom
debate as here in the united states. europe, how do they deal with german austerity is not working. >> the greek spending is not working either. >> it is no money to spend. how do you get ow the of it. they make job cuts, they are cutting their revenue. it doesn't work. you are in the death spiral as senator bayh and europe is in the death spir eight and -- spiral. it will take us down with it. does it happen before november or after november or can it be stoppd? the president is putting influencing it to growth and mixture of austerity. and growth. >> they the last two days on economic issues and now in chicago and starting the nato summit in which they will talk about huge issues, our continued commitment in afghanistan and what we did on syria and iran. bill, what is at stake. >> the may 23rd meeting about iran is very big. will the obama administration accept a phony deal really to kick the can down the road and back off in what the security counsel is insisting on and verifiable cessation of iran's nuclear. obama is so eager for a deal, that they are going to strike a bad barg
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